Jill McGannon Wins National Art Competition for August 2022

The 12th Annual PleinAir Salon Art Competition has announced its monthly winners for the August Competition. Jill McGannon has been selected as the Best Clouds & Sky winner in the Clouds & Sky Category with their painting titled, “Nocturne in Grey and Gold”. The judge for the August Competition was artist, and 10th Annual PleinAir Salon Grand Prize winner, Lori Putnam.

McGannon, along with the other 22 winners, are now entered into the Annual PleinAir Salon competition being awarded in May 2023 at the Plein Air Convention & Expo. These artists will compete for a $15,000 cash grand prize, and for their painting to be featured on the cover of PleinAir Magazine. All of the August monthly winners will be included in a showcase in the Dec/Jan issue of PleinAir Magazine, the #1 best-selling representational art magazine nationwide.*

About the PleinAir Salon

The PleinAir Salon is a national online art competition hosted by PleinAir Magazine, offering over $33,000 in all cash prizes, plus recognition through feature articles and showcases in newsletters such as Plein Air Today, Fine Art Today, INSIDEART, and others. Visit PleinAirSalon.com/press for more information.

About PleinAir Magazine

PleinAir Magazine is focused on the worldwide outdoor painting movement and features artists who paint en plein air, a French term rooted in the Impressionist painters who were among the first to regularly make a practice of painting outdoors. The magazine is produced bi-monthly and features articles on artists, artistic techniques, painting events and art shows, and art collecting. Visit PleinAirMagazine.com/press to learn more.


*PleinAir magazine is the #1 best-selling representational art magazine at Barnes & Noble.